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Title Dropouts from school : issues, dilemmas, and solutions / edited by Lois Weis, Eleanor Farrar, and Hugh G. Petrie.

Publication Info. Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [1989]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  373.12 D786D    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series, frontiers in education
SUNY series, frontiers in education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dropping out: can schools be expected to prevent it? / Gary G. Wehlage -- Part 1: Who are the dropouts? The topic reconsidered -- Bein' wrapped too tight: When low-income women drop out of high school / Michelle Fine and Nancie Zane -- Dropout issues and problems in rural America, with a case study of one central Appalachian school district / Alan J. DeYoung with Karen Huffman and Mary Ellen Turner -- Dropping out of academics: black youth and the sports subculture in a cross-national perspective / R. Patrick Solomon -- Part 2: Inside schools -- Social services in high schools / Eleanor Farrar and Robert L. Hampel -- Urban teachers and dropout-prone students: the uneasy partners / Charles Payne -- Competency testing and dropouts / Amelia E. Kreitzer, George F. Madaus, and Walt Haney -- Reducing student alienation in high schools: implications of theory / Fred M. Newmann -- Part 3: Critical perspectives: a look at the larger context -- The individual in collective adaptation: a framework for focusing on academic underperformance and dropping out among involuntary minorities / John U. Ogbu -- American realities: poverty, economy, and education / Michael W. Apple.
Subject High school dropouts -- United States.
Youth with social disabilities -- Education (Secondary) -- United States.
Minorities -- Education (Secondary) -- United States.
Added Author Weis, Lois.
Farrar, Eleanor.
Petrie, Hugh G.
ISBN 0791401081
079140109X paperback
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